There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Springfield by bus, shuttle, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Kansas City, Mo 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Springfield, MO 121

$119 - $160

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  9h 39m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Springfield, MO 121

$108 - $131

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Springfield 280.6 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Springfield  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Springfield (SGF) MHK - SGF

$205 - $854

Fly to Joplin, taxi  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Joplin (JLN) MHK - JLN
  2. Take a taxi from Joplin to Springfield

$319 - $994

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Springfield is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Springfield is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 42m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Springfield is 225 miles. The road distance is 280.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Springfield without a car is to bus which takes 7h 43m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Manhattan to Springfield, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Springfield is to bus which takes 7h 43m and costs $110 - $160. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $900 and takes 4h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Springfield Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 22m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Springfield is 281 miles. It takes approximately 4h 42m to drive from Manhattan to Springfield.

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Springfield Airport.

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  • Distance: 225.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 43m

What companies run services between Manhattan, KS, USA and Springfield, MO, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Springfield via Junction City, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, and Springfield, MO in around 7h 43m. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Springfield hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Manhattan to Springfield via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Manhattan to Joplin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Junction City to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Springfield, MO
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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jeffersonlines.com
Arrival Shuttle
Phone
785.209.3090
Email
support@arrivalshuttle.com
Website
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
Other operators
Taxi from Joplin to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
AAA Taxi
Phone
+1-417-781-8294
Website
website-1201416573668422811213-taxiservice.business.site

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $29 - $35.

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